5 Kinds of Halloween Candy Everybody Hates (PHOTOS)

sad faceI love any holiday that gives me an opportunity to eat a diet comprised of the five food groups: Candy, candy, candy, candy, and also candy. So it's no wonder Halloween is one of my favorite times of year. (I'm also fond of Thanksgiving for pie-related reasons.)

Still, there are some candies so gross that even I, their most diligent consumer, won't feast upon them. During Halloween is when they tend to rear their foul heads. Be you trick-or-treater or adult, make no mistake -- these are the Halloween candies you're bound to let sit at the bottom of the bowl until Easter.

We know them, we are grossed out by them, and now they are back, haunting us with their stale, funky tastes. In case you needed reminding of their general awfulness, we've compiled a slideshow of the worst Halloween candies in existence. Click through to see if your least fave made the list.

Did we leave something out? Let us know in the comments!


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MRL84 MRL84

I actually like tootsie rolls. The worst halloween candy are those pb mary janes in the black or orange wrappers and also bit o honey.

Lovin... LovinJerseyMama

Haha! I looove bit o' honeys and Mary Janes. I cannot stand anything with coconut, see you later almond joys and all those other coconut filled horrors. I also don't like any jelly beans, dots, runts... Give me some dark chocolate ghiradelli or godiva and I'm happy :) 

nonmember avatar Chris84

I take a firm pro-tootsie stance here... as a matter of fact I think I'll go find one right now.

PS. Wax lips were great when I was a kid. but I see your point.

fave82 fave82

I like tootsie rolls. I hate Double Bubble bubble gum. So fricking hard and only has taste for about 5 minutes.

kckcm2 kckcm2

The Orange and blacks are nasty. I like tootsie rolls,but agree with the rest of it.

ZacsA... ZacsAuntie

I love mary janes lol. But Smarties on the other hand gross! Just about anything that comes in the cheaper kiddie mixes just get tossed out. My siblings (there are 5 of us) always toss out the penny hard candies and any popcorn balls as well. The worst thing to get in a Halloween basket is an apple. They get mushy from being banged around all night and the crush softer things in the sack. Pencils are better then apples lol.

Robin Hartman

Yes, all those candies are gross. I will need something containing real chocolate! I'll be stealing M&Ms and PB cups from my kids.

SNAPA SNAPA

This whole article including the comments gave me the giggles....Tootsie Rolls are okay--I only eat them when I'm desparate...all the other candies mentioned in the slideshow are absolutely horrific!  And don't get get me started on the black or orange wrapped candies (cheap candies)...And I love, love, love Bit O'Honeys!   Yummmmmm!

craft... craftycatVT

I love tootsie rolls! I always hated getting those little packs of Good'n Plentys.

craft... craftycatVT

I love tootsie rolls! I always hated getting those little packs of Good'n Plentys.

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